2018 Brussels


Dear ESPA/IAPA Congress 2018 Participants,


On behalf of the Congress Organizers we would like to thank you for registering for the upcoming 10th European Congress on Paediatric Anaesthesia which will be held on September 6th – 8th, 2018 at the Le Plaza Hotel in Brussels, Belgium.

As the Congress is drawing near we would like to provide you with some important information.


Le Plaza Hotel Brussels

Address: Boulevard Adolphe Max 118-126, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Located in the centre of Brussels, 5 minutes away from the famous Grand Place, Le Plaza Hotel is just next to “Rue Neuve” shopping street and its large shopping mall of the city center, just a few steps away from the main tourist attractions of Brussels.


How to get there from the airport

Brussels airport is 30 minutes from the hotel. You can reach the hotel by taxi (about 20 minutes) or take the train. The airport train station is located below the terminal (basement level -1). Up to 4 trains per hour connect the airport to Brussels North station.

From there you can walk and take the rue du Progrès and head towards the place Rogier. Go straight ahead until you reach the Le Plaza hotel, on the right side of the boulevard. You may also use metro or tram. Take the line 3 or 4, direction Churchill or Stalle, to the Rogier station.


Opening hours:

Wednesday, September 5


Thursday, September 6


Friday, September 7


Saturday, September 8


On-site registration fees:

Registration fee

Entire Congress




ESPA Members

620 EUR

310 EUR

310 EUR

155 EUR


720 EUR

330 EUR

330 EUR

165 EUR

Reduced Fee

390 EUR

200 EUR

200 EUR

100 EUR


390 EUR

200 EUR

200 EUR

100 EUR


310 EUR

160 EUR

160 EUR

80 EUR

Registration fee for delegates includes:

  • Entrance to the scientific sessions and exhibition area
  • Congress materials
  • Refreshments – coffee breaks and lunch
  • Welcome Cocktail on 6th September 2018


The detailed scientific programme can be downloaded from the Congress website – please follow the link.


All Congress participants can also register for our workshops.

The list of workshops can be found HERE.

If interested in signing up to a workshop, please log in to your profile HERE (using the password which had been sent to your email upon submitting your personal data) and click the button Workshops in the forms’ menu. The number of workshop participants is limited.


For the Evaluation Form please download the mobile application ESPA 2018. You are kindly requested to fill out the on-line evaluation form available in the mobile application. It is also a requirement of accreditation by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME). Participants who submitted the evaluation form will receive the Certificate of Attendance via e-mail after the Congress.


Welcome Drink

Date:    Thursday, September 6

Time:    18:00 – 19:30

Place:   Hotel Le Plaza Brussels, Foyer

Price:    Included in the registration fee

Congress Dinner

Date:    Friday, September 7

Time:    20:00 – 23:00

Place:   Belgian Comic Strip Center

Transport: not arranged, within walking distance

Price:    99 EUR, admission with tickets only

Last tickets can be purchased at the registration desk on 06.09.2018 (Thursday by 15p.m.).

Other Information


English is the official language of the Congress. All Congress materials and presentations must be in English.


Coffee breaks between the sessions will be served to all delegates wearing their name badge at the exhibition area.

Lunch is provided on Thursday and Friday, it will be served before the Industry-sponsored symposium near the Theatre Meeting Room.


Free Wi-Fi internet is available on the congress floor.

ESPA Congress App

Congress information at your fingertips

  • Browse the programme
  • Build a personalized schedule
  • View a list of speakers
  • Search for abstracts
  • Fill out our evaluation form, rate each presentation you attended, and get your CME certificate
  • Network with participants
  • Ask your speaker
  • and more…

Search for ESPA 2018 on the App Store or Google Play or use QR code

If you would like to use the whole version of the Mobile Application ESPA 2018 even with the interactive buttons such as QUESTION to SPEAKERS,

EVALUATION FORM, NETWORKING please note after clicking those three buttons the pop up window will appear.

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  • Enter the e-mail address you have used for the registration process
  • Click „Login“
  • The e-mail with the PIN code will be sent to your e-mail account
  • Use the PIN CODE to login
  • Now you are able to use all the interactive buttons Question to speakers, Evaluation form, Networking

We would like to kindly ask you to process all your payments online before arriving to the congress. 

In case you have paid a few days before the conference by bank transfer, please bring a copy of the bank transfer with you.

More information about 10th European Congress on Paediatric Anaesthesia can be found HERE.

We wish you a nice journey and we are looking forward to seeing you in Brussels!


Sincerely Yours,

ESPA/IAPA 2018 Congress Secretariat

GUARANT International spol. s r.o.

Na Pankráci 17, 140 21 Prague 4, Czech Republic | Tel.: +420 284 001 444 

E-mail: congress@euroespa.com  | Web: www.guarant.cz